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Gunung Timur Temple

Jl. Hang Tua 16, Medan 20152, Indonesia
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this is very most beautiful temple ever i see, the sound soft and make someone can enjoy and... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
elsa l
Traditional Chinese / Confusius temple

Come and learn more of the various deities in Chinese / Confusius belief. There's also an annex... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
Vera V
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13 Jun 2017
25 May 2017
“Traditional Chinese / Confusius temple”
Jl. Hang Tua 16, Medan 20152, Indonesia
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

this is very most beautiful temple ever i see, the sound soft and make someone can enjoy and relaxing.

Thank elsa l
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Come and learn more of the various deities in Chinese / Confusius belief. There's also an annex building with Buddha statues. On certain occasions, one might catch the majestic paper structure of mansions, cars, ships, etc. that are prepared as offerings to the deceased.

Thank Vera V
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Many, many impressive and beautiful candle and incense filled Taoist and Buddhist shrines for deceased relatives. Said to be the largest in Medan.

Thank 1000Mike
Reviewed 22 January 2016 via mobile

I have been here for a number of times. It is the biggest Buddhist temples in term of the number of god statues. Each altar is marked with number and one will pray from one altar to another in chronological order. Praying paper and candles...More

1  Thank SusantoWu
Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

A bit out of the city center but worth a visit. Beautiful dragon ornaments and option to purchase your invents and candles make this a perfect representation of the Chinese community in Medan.

Thank roundtheworldnback
Reviewed 24 December 2015

I live near this place once and like the building. You can take a walk from the night market in Mega Mas District for coming to here

Thank Veve9588
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Ask the betak motorcycle to take you here for not over 20.000 rupiah. Seat 3. Very beautiful old temple with hundreds of ancient Taoism god, goddess.

1  Thank bangkokstory
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

Act like local chinese, you need complete 17stations for praying for wealthy, healthy and prosperity in this temple; chinese deities, god and goddess, Potisattawa, devils, etc. There is also warehouse for parking the big boat.

1  Thank jajavalB
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Temple to pray in the morning on our last day in Medan. Book thru private tour. Your can email & enquire about the private tour & he will draft the itinerary to cater your need. tyjdesign@gmail.com

1  Thank sychang
Reviewed 23 July 2015

anyone from different religion can also enter the temple. and we take lots of photos inside. the area is just like normal temple, with spacious parking area. no entrance fee!

1  Thank mushroom001
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